What would make you feel better right about now? An infusion of van Gogh or Cezanne? Live-streaming footage of sea creatures? A virtual hike through Yosemite? A dance party from a distance? No matter what you need most—serenity, stimulation, amusement, awe—this list has you covered. With huge thanks and kudos to Berkeley’s Maybeck High School, where, as rumor has it, this impressive compilation originated!
Snorkeling or camping aren’t options at the moment, but you can still zone out with drifting jellyfish, thrill to the sight of sunlit summits, and marvel at the wonders of nature. (Helpful hint: the aquarium livestreams can work wonders for insomnia or anxiety).
They’re out of school, but they don’t have to be at loose ends. Here’s a few lifesavers to keep the kids happily diverted, stimulated, and learning at a time when parenting, like everything else, is harder than ever.